Dispatched out of Decatur CN power runs west through a typical rural Illinois town.
Packed yard of BNSF locomotives near the diesel shop. 5340 is getting some engine work.
View from the cab of CN 2124 of passing A432. The Decatur, Illinois to Memphis, Tennessee mixed freight is running southbound.
Late afternoon brings train #293 with fully loaded racks heading west to Springfield. If you look closely at the bottom left corner of the picture you can see a cat poking its head up in between ... (more)
Grain train D2N out of Decatur heads west toward New Berlin & Jacksonville.
Waiting for water near Nelson's Crossing on the inaugural weekend of its return to service is Southern 401. Restoration began on this historic steam locomotive at the Monticello Railway Museum in... (more)
Agricultural products train Q594 idles at the entrance to the CSX yard. It will eventually go to Indianapolis.
Rarely seen outside of the Norfolk Southern yard NS 2419 & 2418 work near the Archer Daniels Midland plant on Faries Parkway.
On a bitter cold day a nicely painted IC unit leads a train past the old Illinois Central freight station.
Repainted from black into blue paint this unnumbered GE 50 ton is a switcher at the Tate & Lyle grain elevator. Ex. Staley.
Short local holds for a northbound Amtrak train at the entrance to the yard.
Old GTW power working the CN yard. Both units began with different railroads. GTW 4905 is ex MP 893 and GTW 5851 is ex RI 4369.
Fallen flag IC & GTW power at the CN yard.
SB flies past the ADM grain complex.
A fresh crew sprints 21T through rural Illinois at sunset.